Sports Spotlight: Parker King

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Parker King

Age: 16, incoming Moffat County High School junior

Sport: Golf

How did you get started in your sport?

“When I was 2, my parents bought me a little plastic golf set. I would go over to my grandparents’ house and practice chipping.”

What is one thing you would stress to a newcomer in your sport?

“Probably just to stick with it. If you do, you’ll keep getting better and better. You have to keep practicing.”

What is one goal you would like to accomplish in your sport?

“I’d like to make it to state and place in the top 10.”

What’s the hardest part of the sport you play?

“I would definitely say the fundamentals. And, if you have a bad putt or a bogey, you have to forget about it and move on to the next hole.”

If you could meet one person, who would it be?

“Anthony Kim. He sticks with everything, and he’s a good young golfer.”

If you could go anywhere, where would you go?

“I’d like to go to the Mediterranean and take a cruise. Just go around and see all the different places.”

Favorites

Golf course: The Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia

Food: Steak

Movie: “Caddyshack”

TV Show: ESPN News

Place you have been: Costa Rica

Golf club: 56 degree

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